Period
to 15 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISO 26262 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 26262 over the 6 months to 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO 26262
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 779 1063 1169
Rank change year-on-year +284 +106 +22
Permanent jobs citing ISO 26262 32 31 36
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.021% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.35% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 36 21 25
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -14.29% +16.67%

ISO 26262 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 9,142 19,916 22,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.21% 13.65% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6,949 14,627 17,517
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,125
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%

ISO 26262
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO 26262 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISO 26262.

Salary trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISO 26262 over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Salary histogram for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 26262 within the UK over the 6 months to 15 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +278 32 £45,000 - 4
UK excluding London +263 32 £45,000 - 6
Midlands +128 25 £44,500 -1.11% 3
West Midlands +106 25 £44,500 -1.11% 1
North of England +150 6 £45,000 -14.29%
Yorkshire +112 6 £45,000 -12.20%
Work from Home - 6 £45,000 -
East of England +91 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, IT jobs citing ISO 26262 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ISO 26262.

1 32 (100.00%) Automotive
2 22 (68.75%) Electronics
3 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
4 16 (50.00%) Degree
5 15 (46.88%) Validation
6 12 (37.50%) MISRA
7 10 (31.25%) Systems Engineering
8 9 (28.13%) C
8 9 (28.13%) Firmware
9 8 (25.00%) MISRA C
10 7 (21.88%) FlexRay
10 7 (21.88%) SysML
10 7 (21.88%) TargetLink
10 7 (21.88%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (21.88%) UML
10 7 (21.88%) Simulink
11 6 (18.75%) CRM
11 6 (18.75%) Aerospace
11 6 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (18.75%) Code Coverage
11 6 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
11 6 (18.75%) Marketing
11 6 (18.75%) Business Development
11 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
11 6 (18.75%) SDLC
11 6 (18.75%) Lead Generation
11 6 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (18.75%) Control Theory
12 5 (15.63%) State Machine

ISO 26262
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Simulink
1 7 (21.88%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) FlexRay
2 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (100.00%) Automotive
2 22 (68.75%) Electronics
3 6 (18.75%) Aerospace
3 6 (18.75%) Marketing
4 5 (15.63%) Banking
5 4 (12.50%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Embedded Engineer
1 13 (40.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 13 (40.63%) Software Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Account Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Sales Account Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Sales Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Software Sales Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Technical Account Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Technical Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Technical Sales Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Technical Services Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Electronics Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Lead Electronics Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (15.63%) Analogue Electronics
3 5 (15.63%) State Machine
4 2 (6.25%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.13%) CAN bus
5 1 (3.13%) CPLD
5 1 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
2 15 (46.88%) Validation
3 10 (31.25%) Systems Engineering
4 7 (21.88%) SysML
4 7 (21.88%) UML
5 6 (18.75%) Business Development
5 6 (18.75%) Code Coverage
5 6 (18.75%) Control Theory
5 6 (18.75%) CRM
5 6 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) Lead Generation
5 6 (18.75%) SDLC
5 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Mathematics
6 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.50%) Applied Mathematics
7 4 (12.50%) Physics
7 4 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
7 4 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) C
2 4 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 3 (9.38%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) MISRA
2 8 (25.00%) MISRA C
3 1 (3.13%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Salesforce.com